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determine the fate of amanda knox. the american college student who was convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate. the prosecutors who held her behind bars there for four years are arguing she should be returned to jail. here's abc's nick schifrin tonight. >> my family is really the most important thing right now. and i just want to go and be with them. >> reporter: amanda knox waited four years for that homecoming. but tonight, she's anxious that italy's supreme court could put her freedom in jeopardy. >> the fact that she spent three or four years in an italian prison and this murder charge continues to hang over her head. there is no peace of mind. >> i couldn't understand why they were so sure i was the one who knew everything. >> reporter: in 2007, knox and her italian boyfriend, raffaele sollecito, were convicted of murdering their roommate, meredith kercher. they languished in prison for years. the world watched the dramatic moment they were released. >> both defendants have been acquitted. >> reporter: but now, prosecutors want to reinstate the murder conviction.
since amanda knox was cleared of murder charges in italy. her legal drama is still not over. >> prosecutors will argue her murder conviction should be reinstated. joining us is niki baptiste. following since the beginning. thanks for joining us. what is the hearing about? >> the final step in the legal process. a big day for amanda if the supreme court decides to uphold the acquittal, she can move on with her life. if not, they go back to a retrial and the case is heard again and it could drag on for years. >> really incomprehensible. there really is a chance. do they think it is a long shot that they would say come back and do this all over again, take two? >> her lawyers, her family, amanda, they believe it is a long shot. a good chance it will be upheld and over after six years. >> how is she doing, a ton of stress, how is she handling it? what has she been up to since the acquittal? >> she is anxious for today's hearing. it is her life still in their hands. she spent the last year writing. lots of time with her family. her new boyfriend. and, just, she is actually back a
but the scene says snow from the midwest all the way to the atlantic seaboard. >> manda knox in a new fight for her freedom. a hearing to decide if she will be tried again for murder. >>> cage match. man versus shark. a tourist terrified when a great white gets all up in his grill. >>> and cinderella still dancing. florida gulf coast and its dunk city act advancing to the ncaa sweet 16 making history along the way. good morning, everyone. happy monday. welcome to "early start." i'm poppy harlow. >> and i'm john berman. it is friday, march 25th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. we're going to start with the epic seasonal lie. no matter what anyone tells you, it's not spring. from missouri to pennsylvania, millions of people are dealing with rain, snow, potentially dangerous wind this morning. the mix proved dangerous from indianapolis. cars collided on slick, icy roads. look at this scene in kansas city, missouri. the storm causing significant disruptions at the airport. this is not done yet. parts of eastern indiana and western ohio are under a winter storm warning from early this afternoon. the syst
karzai? >> then, could amanda knox face another trial despite being cleared of her roommate's murder. italian judges ruling on an appeal this morning. we're live in rome. >> and jaw dropping video of a great white shark thrashing its way into a shark cage with the diver inside. we're going to talk to the man behind the camera coming up in a little bit. >> but everyone's favorite jersey girl, snooki, is here live talking about her new body, her beau, and her just baptized baby boy. it's monday, march 25th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> we are going to begin with winter's last gasp in spring. or should i say allegedly spring. from missouri to pennsylvania, millions of people dealing with rainy, snowy, slushy, awfulness. in indianapolis yesterday, too many fender benders to count. you have to check out this video. the weather rendering parts of st. louis nearly invisible. if you squint you can see it. parts of eastern indiana and western ohio were under a western storm warning through early this afternoon. the system continuing to track eastward. we have this all covered for yo
in new jersey. >> who holds that winning ticket? >> we have a lot to get to, including amanda knox. it's been a year and a half since her murder conviction was overturned by an elgtsian court, but her legal problems there may not be over. we're going to tell you why. >> kwa beeneth paltrow is facing criticism for her must-haves for spring. some say the fashion suggestions are a clear sign she is out of touch with real women. >> like the price tag on those suggestions. >> plus, a few weeks ago we told you about a homeless man who found a diamond engagement ring in his change cuff and he returned it to its grateful owner. that one good deed completely changed his life. he will be here to tell us all about it. >> looking forward to that. we begin, though, this morning with that early spring snowstorm rolling across the country. we are keeping you very busy, phyllis. >> this weather is just relentless. good morning, ereka. good morning, everyone. parts of the midwest from wichita, kansas, all the way to indianapolis are seeing more heavy snow this morning as we deal with the winter weather
knox. an italian appeals court is in session trying to decide if she'll face another trial. over the 2007 murder of her roommate. john muller has the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: today is the day. the end of a six-year legal nightmare or back to step one. a retrial. all eyes on the italian supreme court. this morning, inside the italian supreme court, prosecutors are making the case that amanda knox and raffaele sollecito should never have been acquitted of meredith kercher and are ordered a retrial. after they were released 18 months ago, prosecutors appealed the lower court's decision, citing contradictions in the rulings. kercher's family supports the appeal telling the media there are still unanswered questions. we're searching for the truth. in a statement to abc news, the knox family says this is another example of harassment by the prosecution. >> we're hopeful and prayerful that they'll render a verdict which will simply say that the apell at court acted properly. >> reporter: the worst outcome? a retrial. knox's legal team feels that is not likely. >> that ap
the u.s. >> thank you. >>> now here's matt. >> there are new developments in the amanda knox case this morning. italy's top court is meeting to decide whether to overturn the acquittal for the killing of her roommate. >> reporter: it has been six years since this case began. seattle student amanda knox spent four years in jail, convicted of the murder and then acquitted. despite being virtually no evidence against her, they want to overturn the acquittal and try amanda knox again. and the case continues again. amanda knox and her then boyfriend raffaele sollecito, who is also convicted then acquitted of meredith kercher's murder to not have to appear in the court for the latest twist. since her release from prison in 2011. >> thank you for being there for me. >> has picked up her is studies in seattle, rebuilding her life with friends, family and a new boyfriend and a book soon to be published. prosecutors now want the court to set aside the acquittal by the appeals court can and try the case all over again. >> the only way the evidence could be characterized was absent, nonexiste
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